Ma Kai
Vice Premier of the People's Republic of China
In office
16 March 2013 – 19 March 2018
PremierLi Keqiang
Preceded byWang Qishan
11th Secretary-General of the State Council
In office
March 2008 – March 2013
Preceded byHua Jianmin
Succeeded byYang Jing
10th Chairman of the National Development and Reform Commission
In office
March 2003 – March 2008
PremierWen Jiabao
Preceded byZeng Peiyan
Succeeded byZhang Ping
Personal details
BornJune 1946 (age 77)
Jinshan, Shanghai, China
Political partyChinese Communist Party
Alma materRenmin University of China
Ma Kai
Simplified Chinese马凯
Traditional Chinese馬凱
Ma Kai meeting with the UK's Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne in October 2013

Ma Kai (Chinese: 马凯; pinyin: Mǎ Kǎi; born June 1946 in Shanghai) was one of the four Vice Premiers of China (Fourth-ranked).[1] He was formerly a State Councilor and Secretary General of the State Council of China.


Ma Kai was born in Jinshan, Shanghai in 1946. He received his Master's degree from Renmin University of China in 1982.[2]

His portfolio also includes putting forth Chinese policies with regard to global warming. He was a member of the 16th and the 17th Central Committee of the Chinese Communist Party, and then a member of the 18th. He was elected to 18th Politburo of the Chinese Communist Party in 2012.

In 2003 he was given responsibility for the National Development and Reform Commission, an organisation which has broad administrative and planning control over the Economy of China.[3]

In November 2017, Ma Kai was appointed to lead the Financial Stability and Development Commission (FSDC).[4][5][6]

Personal life

Ma Kai is also known as an accomplished poet.[7][8]


  1. ^ "Who's Who in China's New Government Leadership Lineup". Bloomberg. 16 March 2013. Retrieved 16 March 2013.
  2. ^ China Vitae. "China Vitae : Biography of Ma Kai". Retrieved 2017-11-10.
  3. ^ Ma Kai, ChinaVitae, published 2003, accessed 2007-06-14
  4. ^ "国务院金融稳定发展委员会成立马凯任组长--时政--人民网". Retrieved 2017-11-10.
  5. ^ ""超级监管者"来了:国务院金稳会正式成立,马凯任主任_第一财经". Retrieved 2017-11-10.
  6. ^ "China Clears Way for Top Xi Aide to Lead New Risk Watchdog". 2017-11-08. Retrieved 2017-11-10.
  7. ^ "马凯的诗词人生_萬點落英_新浪博客". Retrieved 2017-11-10.
  8. ^ "人民网—读《马凯诗词存稿》". Retrieved 2017-11-10.
Government offices Preceded byZeng Peiyan Chairman of National Development and Reform Commission 2003–2008 Succeeded byZhang Ping